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The Resource The free : a novel, Willy Vlautin

The free : a novel, Willy Vlautin

Label
The free : a novel
Title
The free
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Willy Vlautin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his heartbreaking yet hopeful fourth novel, award-winning author Willy Vlautin demonstrates his extraordinary talent for illuminating the disquiet of modern American life, captured in the experiences of three memorable characters looking for meaning in distressing times.Severely wounded in the Iraq war, Leroy Kervin has lived in a group home for eight years. Frustrated by the simplest daily routines, he finds his existence has become unbearable. An act of desperation helps him disappear deep into his mind, into a world of romance and science fiction, danger and adventure where he is whole once again.Freddie McCall, the night man at Leroy's group home, works two jobs yet still can't make ends meet. He's lost his wife and kids, and the house is next. Medical bills have buried him in debt, a situation that propels him to consider a lucrative--and dangerous--proposition.Pauline Hawkins, a nurse, cares for the sick and wounded, including Leroy. She also looks..
Summary
The lives of three unforgettable characters--Leroy Kervin, a wounded 31-year-old Iraqi War veteran; Freddie McCall, a man trying to dig his way out of a financial crisis; and Pauline Hawkins, a nurse--intersect as they look for meaning in desperate times
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Oregon Book Awards, Readers' Choice, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10247589
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3622.L38
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The free : a novel, Willy Vlautin
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E16AA8C0-51C8-4911-AA72-1CB9495B6D09
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062276759
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869284684
Label
The free : a novel, Willy Vlautin
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E16AA8C0-51C8-4911-AA72-1CB9495B6D09
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062276759
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869284684
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